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W32.Spotface.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 14, 2007
Updated:
February 14, 2007 5:37:50 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Spotface.A is a worm that spreads through MSN Instant Messenger. It also downloads a copy of Backdoor.IRC.Bot on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 14, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 14, 2007
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 14, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 14, 2007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 14, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Sean Kiernan

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